A sign marking the tree, pictured here in December 2005, has since disappeared. It read: “Metasequoia glyptostroloides, dawn redwood, est. 1935.” The date is incorrect, as the species, long thought extinct, was only rediscovered in the 1940s.
A sign marking the tree, pictured here in December 2005, has since disappeared. It read: “Metasequoia glyptostroloides, dawn redwood, est. 1935.” The date is incorrect, as the species, long thought extinct, was only rediscovered in the 1940s.
A sign marking the tree, pictured here in December 2005, has since disappeared. It read: “Metasequoia glyptostroloides, dawn redwood, est. 1935.” The date is incorrect, as the species, long thought extinct, was only rediscovered in the 1940s.

Dawn redwood related to ‘living fossil’ discovered in China

March 06, 2014 08:00 AM

UPDATED March 06, 2014 08:42 AM